New climate satellite ready for launch

Data from satellites like Meteosat can be used for climate monitoring stretching back a few decades. But newer satellites are being designed to answer specific questions about climate. Once such satellite is the NASA ...

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Two orbits, one Earth

EUMETSAT has been running a fleet of meteorological satellites, providing weather and climate data, for more than 25 years. The satellites are operated in two main orbits: Metop has a polar orbit 817km above the Earth, a ...

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